Category Archives: Anc.Fort

Forts dating back before 1851. They include but are not limited to military structures built during the Eighty Year’s War, the Wars of Spanish Succession, Wars of Austrian Succession and French Revolutionary wars.

Fort Liefkenshoek

Description – The fort of Liefkenshoek (1579) was erected by the city of Antwerp to defend the Scheldt river access during the Dutch-Spanish war. It was captured by Spanish forces during the beginning of the siege of Antwerp in 1584. …